Randolph, Nebraska

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Randolph, Nebraska
City
Broadway Street
Broadway Street
Nickname(s): Best town on Earth
Motto: "Honey Capital of the Nation"[1]
Location of Randolph, Nebraska
Location of Randolph, Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°22′45″N 97°21′22″W / 42.37917°N 97.35611°W / 42.37917; -97.35611Coordinates: 42°22′45″N 97°21′22″W / 42.37917°N 97.35611°W / 42.37917; -97.35611
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cedar
Incorporated 1889[2]
Area[3]
 • Total 0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)
 • Land 0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,657 ft (505 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 944
 • Estimate (2012[5]) 932
 • Density 1,004.3/sq mi (387.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68771
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-40675[6]
GNIS feature ID 0832446[7]
Website http://www.ci.randolph.ne.us/

Randolph is a city in Cedar County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 944 at the 2010 census.[8] It refers to itself as "The Honey Capital of the Nation" due to the per-capita number of bee keeping families.[1][9]

History[edit]

Randolph had its start in the year 1886 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[10] It was named for Lord Randolph Churchill, a British statesman.[1][11] Randolph was incorporated on May 7, 1889.[2]

Geography[edit]

Randolph is located at 42°22′45″N 97°21′22″W / 42.37917°N 97.35611°W / 42.37917; -97.35611 (42.379206, -97.356016).[12]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.94 square miles (2.43 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 374
1900 850 127.3%
1910 1,137 33.8%
1920 1,338 17.7%
1930 1,145 −14.4%
1940 1,094 −4.5%
1950 1,029 −5.9%
1960 1,063 3.3%
1970 1,130 6.3%
1980 1,106 −2.1%
1990 983 −11.1%
2000 955 −2.8%
2010 944 −1.2%
Est. 2015 920 [13] −2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[14]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 944 people, 402 households, and 258 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,004.3 inhabitants per square mile (387.8/km2). There were 453 housing units at an average density of 481.9 per square mile (186.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 402 households of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.8% were non-families. 33.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the city was 47.5 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 28.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 955 people, 409 households, and 265 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,016.9 people per square mile (392.3/km²). There were 447 housing units at an average density of 476.0 per square mile (183.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.95% White, 0.10% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 409 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 31.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $30,486, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $13,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,343. About 4.9% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Randolph Public Schools are part of the Randolph Public Schools School District. The district includes an elementary school and high school. Students attend Randolph High School (Nebraska).[15][16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Profile for Randolph, Nebraska, NE". ePodunk. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Randolph Nebraska". City-Data.com. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  5. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ http://www.yankton.net/articles/2011/03/03/community/doc4d6f181b374f9967268554.txt
  9. ^ Randolph site
  10. ^ "Randolph, Cedar County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  11. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 34. 
  12. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  13. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  15. ^ "Randolph Public Schools". education.com. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Randolph Public Schools School District". education.com. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 

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